During the past 30 years, the study of racial and ethnic minority issues in psychology has evolved into what can now be considered a significant and rapidly growing field of study. This handbook presents a thorough, scholarly overview of the psychology of racial, ethnic, and minority issues in the United States. It covers the breadth of psychology viewed through the lens of the racial and ethnic minority experience. The stellar collection of contributing authors provide readers with a comprehensive work that focuses on the professional, methodological, social and developmental, clinical, and applied and preventive issues shaping the field today. Highlighting leading research and application in the area of ethnic minority psychology, the Handbook will help set the direction of scholarly work in the area for years to come.
"Bernal brings together an impressive cast of multicultural psychology researchers, who discuss the latest issues and research in racial and ethnic minority psychology. . . .Those looking for an authoritative and current overview of the field - be they clinical or counseling psychologists, social workers, clinical practitioners, or mental health and ethnic psychology researchers - will find it here. Summing Up: Essential."